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Title: "The Galleria of Learning Development of a learning centre in Stockholm University including the Str

"The Galleria of Learning Development of a
learning centre in Stockholm University including
the Strategy for Information Literacy in the
Nordic Countries
  • Meeting on "Managementof Organizations of
    Services in a Resource Center for Learning and
  • REBIUN and Universidad de Granada May 2005
  • Christina Tovoté
  • Information Literacy Coordinator, Pedagogical
  • Stockholm University Library, Sweden

  • Presentation
  • Experiences from two very different universities
  • A new kind of student and the new pedagogical
  • The Learning Galleria at Stockholm University
  • Research and trends around the world
  • The Nordic Information Literacy Forum
  • Reaching out?
  • The EU and EnIL
  • IFLA
  • Discussion

  • Quien soy yo?
  • Porque estoy aqui?
  • Que cosas puedo dar o enseñar a vosotros?
  • Qien es nuestra manera en SUB y porque?
  • Qienes son los actores?
  • En quel escena?
  • Qienes son nuestros adjuntos?
  • Y fuera?

  • City of Lund PR-librarian, Information officer
  • Malmö University User Education, Information,
  • Stockholm University Pedagogical developer
  • The Swedish Library Association PR committee,
    Board member
  • The Swedish Society for Technical Documentation
    Publishing and Training
  • NORDINFOlit chair of the steering board
  • EnIL member
  • IFLA At first secretary Management and
    Marketing Section, now Information Literacy

Two very different universities
  • Malmö University one of the brand new,
    established 1998, already 21 000 students,
  • 1 300 staff members, the eighth largest in
  • Stockholm University one of the three largest,
    established 1878, 34 000 students,
  • 3 400 in the staff

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Malmö University
  • Wider recruitment
  • Multi-scientific schools
  • Profile areas migration and etnicity,
    environment and gender studies

Öresund university
  • Lund University
  • Malmö University
  • Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
  • Copenhagen University
  • Danish University of Technology
  • Copenhagen School of Economics and Business Adm,
  • Royal Veterinary and Agricultural College
  • Danish School of Education
  • Danish College of Pharmacy
  • Roskilde University Centre
  • Danish School of Librarianship

Academic Services at Malmö university
  • Organisation Library and IT
  • 4 faculty libraries
  • Special staff recruitment
  • User orientated
  • Strong accent on the pedagogical task
  • Aiming at a Learning Resource Centre

Stockholm University
Stockholm University -some facts
  • 4 faculties
  • Humanities
  • Social sciences
  • Natural sciences
  • Law
  • 80 institutions
  • 34 000 studenter, 3 500 staff
  • Campus university
  • Decentralised

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Stockholm University Library
  • One of Sweden's oldest and largest research
    libraries, founded in 1878
  • One of Stockholm's most frequented cultural
    institutions with about 2 million visitors a year
  • A Main Library with a textbook collection, 12
    branch libraries
  • Around 130 employees

A new kind of student?
  • The non traditional
  • The older
  • The distance student

The new pedagogical challenge
  • To be visible, change the attitudes, market IL as
    a core activity, play an important role, take the
  • Key words Team, Cooperation, Integration

The project User education for non tradiditional
  • A new pedagogy?
  • Two parts theoretical and practical
  • The Reference group
  • Co-operation between university- and public
  • Marketing and groups
  • Problems and success
  • Continuation?

SUB Why, what, who and how
  • Information literacy and the Swedish law of
    higher education All students shall develop the
    capacity to search and evaluate knowledge on a
    scientific level and follow the scientific
  • The role of the university library to support
    teachers and institutions to reach the goals of
    that law
  • Librarians/pedagogues AND faculty together
  • IL programmes, educating the teachers, digital
    courses, teamworking, integration

SUBs organisation before 2005
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From the Department of Education and Information
Literacy, to a group called Pedagogical Forum
  • 8 persons from every dept
  • 30 35 teaching librarians from all depts
  • Courses on all levels
  • Pedagogical development, support for colleagues,
    co-teaching, critical friends, competence
    courses, webb-pages as shared support, contacts
    and integration
  • UPiToP University Pedagogics in Theory and
    Practice together with the faculty (The
    governmental decree of ped. development for all
    university teachers)

The project The Learning Galleria
  • A vision of how the University could use
    information and communication technology in the
  • Report The future usage of ICT at Stockholm
    University, March 2000.
  • Using the concept Learning Centre to describe
    the vision and scenario
  • Project time 2001 - 2003

Model A Learning centre
  • Characteristics
  • Students and teachers needs in focus
  • Service, self service, information provision,
    pedagogics, teamwork and IT
  • Cooperation between library, IT functions,
    IT-pedagogues, teachers, administrators support
    functions and institutions

Three parts of the LRC
The physical LRC
The virtual LRC
The Educational Learning Lab
What happens now in reality?
  • The institutions carry on their IT-pedagogical
    projects, presentations in lunch seminars
  • Inspiration seminars Swedish gurus well known
    from the media Learning in new forms,Computer
    games in a learning context etc
  • Courses for teachers Dreamweaver, How to make a
    course website
  • Evaluation of course platforms
  • The student portal
  • Information and support, updating of needs
  • Three guardians became two
  • Open workshops
  • The written agreement and problems in reality

Discussion inside the library
  • Why do we have it?
  • How do we get everybody to feel involved?
  • How do we play down?
  • Confidence, slow learning, proper citeria,
    reference knowledge (whom to ask)
  • Usersneeds?
  • Our needs?
  • What can be done right away?
  • In the long run?
  • Obstacles? Opportunities?
  • A week full of librarians?

Some good examples
  • Model lessons in Literature History and
    Environmental Programme
  • A Blackboard distance course
  • Open workshops in the Galleria
  • Seminars with experience exchange
  • Visiting each others seminars

Trends and research
  • In Sweden
  • Library plans
  • Special groups in Library Associations
  • Employment of educational developers
  • Pedagogical competence development
  • Teamworking and integration very slowly
  • Focus on pedagogy in higher education
  • The recently started investigation into IL
    programmes in Swedish universities
  • Evidence based IL education outcomes

And in the rest of the Nordic countries?
  • Mapping and reporting
  • The political level (Finland)
  • www.nordinfolit.org

NORDINFOlit, a Nordic Information Literacy Forum
  • Four tracks
  • ImmersionSummer school
  • ConferenceCreating Knowledge
  • IL Standards or Guidelines seminars
  • Website

ENIL - European Network for Information Literacy
  • The first meeting in Rome 29 - 30 January 2004
  • The book Information Literacy in Europe
  • Problems with aggreement of membership, openess,
    even the IL concept!
  • EU-projekt? Only research?
  • European Driving Licence for IL?
  • An IL Questionnaire to all new students in all EU
  • EnIL home

  • New section The Section on Information Literacy
  • The presidential theme of Kay Raseroka from
    Botswana Literacies of all kinds
  • IL something for almost all sections
  • Action list Guidelines, best papers, electronic
    classroom, website directory etc.
  • Future programmes teamworking, evidence based
  • Oslo 2005 joint session with MM IL, a voyage
    of discovery for citizens and librarians
  • Seoul 2006 pre-conference in China
  • Cooperation with UNESCO
  • Prague 2003 Alexandria 2005

  • Information literacy - do we have a monopoly?
  • Is the concept comprehensible?
  • Do we aggree upon it?
  • Who should take the lead?
  • Teambuilding and integration?
  • Reluctance among librarians? Teachers?
  • Learning resources centres?

  • christina.tovote_at_sub.su.se
  • www.sub.su.se
  • www.nordinfolit.org/
  • www.ceris.to.cnr.it/Basili/EnIL/index.html
  • www.ifla.org
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